George Zhao


George Zhao

Speaker Bio

Mr. George Zhao is the CEO of HONOR Device Co., Ltd.


HONOR’s workforce includes the entire spectrum of end-to-end operations, ranging from, but not limited to, research & development, supply chain, and manufacturing, to its sales, marketing, services and finance divisions. HONOR will develop a complete smartphone portfolio, as well as all-scenario smart life products, to continue its growth and to continue to serve its users and partners.


Mr. Zhao has held several executive-level positions since joining Huawei in 1998, including Vice President of Western Europe Region, General Manager of Italy, President of Huawei’s Global Wireless Solution Sales Department, and President of CDMA/WiMAX/TD-SCDMA Business Division. Under the leadership of Mr. Zhao since 2015, HONOR has maintained its leading position in China’s smartphone e-brand market for many consecutive quarters in terms of sales revenue and volume, and has achieved a top two position in China. HONOR was crowned the top smartphone brand in Russia at the end of 2019, and has been among the top five brands in France, Italy, Saudi Arabia, the Czech Republic and Finland. HONOR is on the list of “BrandZ Top 50 Chinese Global Brand Builders 2020”, coming in at the 21st position.


Mr. Zhao holds a master’s degree in Communications and Electronic Systems from Shanghai Jiaotong University.